Basic File and Directory Navigation
Files, Folders, Directories, Oh My!
WHAT ARE ALL THESE THINGS?
- File: basic unit of
- Folder: something to
put files in
- Directory: Just
another name for a folder
- Disk: or partition, or hard
drive: physical medium for all the above
- Server: A
computer with disks, accessible via the network
- Client: A
computer (yes, with disks and files!) that you sit in front of
(might or might not be a server)
WHAT'S THE HIERARCHY?
- Folders within folders, or (sub)directories within
- Tree structure
- Top level: drive letter
C:\, or root